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Network Trucking
As a kid, your parents would tell you, “Get out and meet people. Go make friends.” Then as an adult looking to establish a career, you’re given this advice: “Get out there and shake hands, mingle, network with potential customers and employers.” Truth is we’ve been networking since playing ball in the sand lot with a ragtag team of kids. In today’s business world, networking is as important as ever. That’s especially true if you run a trucking company. Networking is your key to customers, your ticket to lucrative hauling. Company owners are networking every day to steadily grow their trucking businesses. The difference between then and now is there are more networking tools. Is networking still new to you? Or are you still unsure exactly where and how to network? Let’s check out your opportunities to shake hands, mingle, and network.
January 21, 2020
aobrd to eld switch
Electronic Logging Device (ELD) was the buzzword of 2017 and 2018, right? The buzzing about ELDs has lessened a little in 2019, but that’s about to change with the upcoming deadline to switch from AOBRDs to ELDs by December 16, 2019. Love or hate ELDs, they’re here to stay. During the Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) this year, we sat down with our ELD partner, KeepTruckin (KT), to talk about the AOBRD to ELD switch. Here is what Josh Tobin, Strategic Partner Manager at KeepTruckin, had to say.
July 8, 2019
Dock411
The Dock411 mission is all about creating a transparent, everybody-helps-everybody relationship between drivers and shippers. Dock411 has a rating system for drivers to give feedback to shippers. Serewicz and his team then transform those ratings into data that helps shippers improve their facilities. That, undoubtedly, improves the relationship between shippers, carriers, and drivers.
February 1, 2019
Mobile app for trucking
Our Favorite Mobile Apps for Truckers We’ve all heard the phrase, “there’s an app for that.” It was popularized back in 2008 by Apple Inc. when they released the iPhone® 3g. If we fast forward ten years and 15 iPhone®…
May 30, 2018
ELD Violations
Has Strict ELD Enforcement Impacted Spot Market Freight Rates? According to the data from DAT Trendlines™, the answer is no. Earlier this month there were more trucks posting their availability on the spot market and capacity loosened a little bit….
April 24, 2018
Apex Truck Alliance
At Apex, we consider ourselves forward thinkers when it comes to technology. We have a cutting-edge IT department, a Mobile Factoring App, a user-friendly Account Management Portal (AMP) for our clients, and a premium load board dubbed NextLOAD. So, you…
November 30, 2017
The ELD Mandate 101
The ELD mandate continues to create a stir within the trucking industry. The reality is the deadline is less than six months away for truckers and trucking companies to be compliant with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) electronic logging…
July 7, 2017
Apex Mobile Factoring: 21st Century Technology Goes Trucking
Twenty-first-century technology makes our lives faster and easier, not to mention reliably portable. That smart cell phone you carry everywhere, whether an iOS or an Android, is your mobile everything on the go. Thank an app for that. Today apps…
May 30, 2017
keeptruckin partnership eld mandate_eld in cab
Apex Capital, the trucking industry’s factoring leader, announces its partnership with KeepTruckin, a top Electronic Logging Device (ELD) and fleet management provider. Trusted by over 15,000 fleets and 400,000 drivers, KeepTruckin is rated the number one logbook app for Android™ and…
March 31, 2017
Eco Friendly Trucking
“O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain…” –America The Beautiful, Katharine Lee Bates.   Arguably one of the best parts of being a truck driver is getting to see beautiful scenery while you’re hauling on our nation’s…
September 19, 2016